September 30, Saturday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. Delegates at a global conference on mercury have agreed on a framework to regulate the use and trade of the toxic material.
2. U.S. President Donald Trump will visit 5 Asian countries, including Japan, in November. He will discuss trade policies as well as North Korea’s nuclear and missile development programs.